Just three match wins away from reclaiming the No. 1 ranking, Roger Federer arrived in Rotterdam to begin his quest ahead of his Wednesday start.
A late wildcard entrant into this week’s ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament, the 36-year-old Swiss is bidding to become the oldest man in ATP history to hold the top spot by nearly three years (Andre Agassi was 33).
Roger Federer talks about his chance of getting back to number one in the world: "After the Australian Open I was thinking about the rankings. Our team is very excited, that I’m here. I give it a go. You have to be here with all the heart and go for it." #abnamrowtt pic.twitter.com/ijNFTgXeTo— ABN AMRO WTT (@abnamrowtt) February 12, 2018
Federer is just two weeks removed from winning a record 20th major crown at the Australian Open.
It is the two-time champion’s first time in Rotterdam since 2013, making his return to the event extra special.
Federer will begin his road to a third Rotterdam title on Wednesday night against qualifier Ruben Bemelmans.
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